Clergy with Camden Churches Organized for People put together a press conference as a part of the Lifelines to Healing Campaign. Clergy were joined by the parents of Jewel Manire, a teen who was one of the two victims shot and killed in Fairview last year.
November 14, 2013
Community members and clergy from at least nine congregations joined in solidarity as an expression of love and healing on the streets and corners of North Camden. An action very much needed in the wake of the 46th homicide experienced in Camden in 2013. Throughout the morning, homeowners, neighbors, and patrons of Litwins corner store were greeted by area clergy and police officers.
October 08, 2013
Clergy with Camden Churches Organized for People put together a press conference as a part of the Lifelines to Healing campaign. Clergy were joined by the parents of Jewel Manire and spread a message of peace in order to create an environment where the people of Camden can feel alive and free.
August 26, 2013
Camden Churches Organized for People demand Down-Payment on the Dream
CAMDEN, NJ – More than 100 community members gathered last night at Holy Name Church in North Camden for a community action event hosted by Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP) as part of national commemorations leading up to the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Attendees included County Prosecutor Faulk, Sgt. Elizer Agron, and Warren Harding from the Department of Justice’s Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Division.
July 15, 2013
Although city and state officials have taken a step in remedying the violence through the implementation of a county police force, more is needed. [Camden Churches Organized for People] is asking Mayor Dana Redd to convene a working table of community members, clergy, law enforcement, probation and social service providers to help mold a Ceasefire strategy that specifically suits Camden and will reduce the gross amount of violence that has plagued this city.
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